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21 Quotes To Inspire Your Adventures In Analytics

Feb 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM

At its core, analytics is simply the science of mining data to come to conclusions, but it’s never as simple as it sounds. Today’s market leaders are using advanced analytics as a core competitive advantage, allowing them to agilely respond to market changes and win their customers’ choice. These are some of our favorite inspirational quotes for your insights and analytics professionals out there blazing the trail.

  1. “An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things." Bryant H. McGill
  2. "Today people are information-rich and time-poor." Marty Neumeier
  3. “Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine." Peter Sondergaard
  4. “Data are becoming the new raw material of business." Craig Mundie
  5. “An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage." Jack Welch
  6. “The most valuable commodity I know of is information." Gordon Gekko
  7. “Too often we forget that genius, too, depends upon the data within its reach, that even Archimedes could not have devised Edison’s inventions." Ernest Dimnet
  8. “Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the web like deer on a freeway." Geoffrey Moore
  9. “Data is the new currency, and it’s the medium of exchange between consumers and marketers." Lisa Utzschneider,
  10. “I never guess, it is a shocking habit—destructive to the logical faculty." Sherlock Holmes,
  11. “If you torture the data long enough, it will confess." Ronald Coase
  12. “War is 90% information." Napoleon Bonaparte
  13. “I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  14. “We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge." Rutherford D. Rogers
  15. “Behind each data point is a living, breathing human." Shafqat Islam
  16. “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow." Anthony J. D'Angelo
  17. "The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious." John Scully
  18. “A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding." Marshall McLuhan
  19. “In God we trust, all others must bring data." W. Edwards Deming
  20. “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." Aldous Huxley
  21. “Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital." Aaron Levenstein

What are your favorite analytics quotes?

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